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    Nutrition in Pregnancy

    What do you think of when asked about food and nutrition? For some, they may think of the fact that it is necessary to survive on a day to day basis. Others may think about their favorite meal. And for others yet, they may think about how difficult it is to manage some of their […]

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    Because it Makes Sense

    Heidi Dietrich is 10 weeks pregnant. She has two children, Declan, 5 and Delaney, 2 ½, and a loving husband, Matt. They live together in Bismarck where she leads a normal life as a mom and a business owner and right now she’s experiencing the typical symptoms of early pregnancy—headaches, bloating, fatigue and nausea—but Heidi’s […]

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    Carpe Baby!

    I sit here balancing my laptop on a belly carrying a full-grown baby. She is scheduled to come into the world in three weeks. She doesn’t yet have a name but from what I can sense, she does not have a care in the world. I love her so much, my heart kind of hurts. […]

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    The miles to motherhood

    My great grandmother Gudrun had her first of what would be twelve children in 1915. Twelve children in rural western North Dakota during a time where a trip to the post office took a good day on horseback and ordering disposable diapers on Amazon.com wasn’t even close to a thing. I think about her often […]

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    Special Deliveries

    Of all the people who live in small towns and rural or remote areas on the prairie, the bravest of the bunch are pregnant ladies. A pregnant woman on the prairie has to be willing to spend hours driving to and from decent medical centers for prenatal care. Those terribly long drives tend to cause […]

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